LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A new deep lug drive tire from Continental Tire the Americas has been verified for low rolling resistance from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), according to Continental officials already on site at the 2010 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.
WAKARUSA, Ind. — An all-electric commercial truck is getting a test drive in northern Indiana, where manufacturers hope to diversify an area known for its recreational vehicles and bring a much-needed boost to the economy.
COLUMBUS, Ind. — Net orders for heavy-duty Class 8 commercial vehicles rose to 7,900 units in February, up 20 percent from last month and also from February 2009, according to ACT Research Co., the leading independent source of analysis in the market for trucks and other commercial vehicles.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation is bringing five heavy-duty trucks with the company’s new UltraShift PLUS automated transmissions to this year’s Mid-America Trucking Show at Louisville, Ky., for a special ride-and-drive event.
GREENSBORO, N.C.— Mack Trucks, Inc. finished 2009 as the leading exporter of heavy-duty North American trucks. Mack had nearly one-third of total truck exports from the U.S., Canada and Mexico to countries outside North America with a 30.8 percent market share, the company stated in a news release today.
WARRENVILLE, Ill. – Navistar International Corp. said Monday it became the first heavy duty truck and bus manufacturer to sell parts online to customers via an e-commerce website integrated into www.partsmartparts.com. The online store features hundreds of popular parts from the PARTSMART line, Navistar’s value line of all-makes truck and bus parts sold through their International and IC Bus dealer network.